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BCC backs new research project to reduce injury risk caused by long reach equipment

A revolutionary research initiative which could greatly improve the safety and wellbeing of cleaning operatives who use long reach washing equipment has been given a boost by a British Cleaning Council grant. The BCC has awarded BCC member the Federation ...

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Harness the healing power of a ‘touch screen’

Door furniture – from pull handles when exiting the washroom to push plates when entering the staff canteen – can be a smorgasbord of germs. Dave Carson of P-Wave explains how high-tech, low-maintenance covers can combat the spread of illnesses ...

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ROI* and special measures

Washrooms and toilets may only account for a fraction of a building’s floorspace, but this is often where reputations and cleaning budgets go down the pan, says James White, MD of Denis Rawlins Ltd. And where *Return on Innovation can ...

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The ultimate team player

Gordon McVean, International Sales and Marketing Director of Truvox International, outlines how scrubber dryer technology can play a central role in a consistently high-performing and cost-effective floor cleaning team Effective teams tend to have at least one player who is ...

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Adopting resource-saving technology

With the Cleaning industry under even greater pressure to reduce water and energy use, adopting resource-saving technology is a vital step towards a business that is sustainable both from a business and an environmental point of view In the face ...

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Mitie transforms hospital cleaning with Moptimus Prime

Mitie has introduced a state-of-the-art cleaning robot to its cleaning service at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. Launched last month, the robot cleaner is custom-made for the hospital, transformed in the shape and appearance of an ambulance. Moptimus Prime uses a mapping system ...

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The charge of the +Battery-Brigade

Powerful forces are driving the development and demand for cordless cleaning equipment. But mains-powered equipment isn’t nearing the end of the line just yet, says Stephen Pinhorne, UK sales manager of Truvox International One day, and it could be sooner ...

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Mitie takes gutter cleaning to a new dimension

Mitie has announced the launch of its new gutter cleaning service – Space Vac, which uses an extendable Wi-Fi gutter camera and vacuum unit to help pest control technicians on bird pests and then remove any nest debris they leave behind ...

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Internet of Things

Internet Of things

It’s been next to impossible for a couple of years now to attend an industry conference, seminar or event without hearing something about the Internet of Things (IoT). Everyone has heard how it is set to revolutionise everything from household ...

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Washroom Tech

Technology has an impact on every area of our lives today – and that includes the washrooms. Jamie Wright from Tork manufacturers SCA shares some insights into the effects of technology on the toilet Going to the toilet is one ...

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